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Definición de “land” en inglés

land

noun uk   /lænd/ us  

land noun (DRY SURFACE)

B2 [U] the surface of the Earth that is not covered by water: It is cheaper to drill for oil on land than at sea. The treaty has led to a dramatic reduction in the number of land-based missiles in Europe. The military commanders won't deploy their land forces until they're satisfied that the air attacks have done their job. B1 [U] an area of ground, especially when used for a particular purpose such as farming or building: This sort of land is no good for growing potatoes. I always prosecute people who trespass on my land. We want to buy a plot of land to build a house. the land farms, farming, and the countryside: Most of the families lived off the land (= grew their own food, etc.). My parents worked (on) the land.

land noun (COUNTRY)

C2 [C] literary a country: a land of ice and snow The group want to promote their ideas in schools throughout the land.

land

verb uk   /lænd/ us  

land verb (ARRIVE)

B1 [I or T] to (cause to) arrive on the ground or other surface after moving down through the air: We should land in Madrid at 7am. You can land a plane on water in an emergency. The bird landed on my finger.figurative The report first landed on my desk this morning. B1 [I] to arrive in a boat: We landed at Port Said in the early evening.

land verb (UNLOAD)

[T] to take goods or people off a ship or aircraft: The general's plan involved landing troops behind enemy lines.

land verb (CATCH)

[T] to catch a fish with a hook (= curved piece of wire) or net and remove it from the water: He landed a huge salmon.

land verb (ACHIEVE)

C2 [T] to get or achieve something good, especially in a way that seems easy or unexpected: He's just landed a senior editorial job.
(Definition of land from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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